Why did I just say that?

To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: … A time to keep silence, and a time to speak. (Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7) I can think of so many times when I should have kept silent, but I just had to speak. On more than one occasion I have said something, and the moment it left my lips, I thought, Why did I just say that? And I have found myself instantly wishing I could have . . . read more ›

Harvest Orange County is Coming!

Harvest Orange County officially starts Sunday morning services on April 10. Service time will be 11:30 am. I will be there speaking live. For more info, go to http://www.harvest.org/oc/

Tonight I am speaking at Harvest Orange County!

Have you ever experienced one of those ‘special’ moments in God’s presence? Perhaps it was during a time of worship at church, or a sermon which really spoke to your heart. Maybe it was while you were alone in your devotions and you sensed the nearness of God, a certain text jumped off the page and into your heart? Jesus with Moses and Elijah Don’t you wish it always could be like that? But it’s not, is it? Imagine how . . . read more ›

The Harvest Crusades are coming again to SoCal!

Once again, we are looking forward to the Harvest Crusades for this year here in Southern California. It all kicks off with three nights at the Angel Stadium. The dates this year are August 12-14. Then we go to Dodger Stadium in L.A. for a one-night event, September 10. One thing I wanted to make you aware of is what we call “launch” events. These are for pastors and church leaders to attend. We are holding two this week. Special “Launch” Events On . . . read more ›

This Sunday at Harvest Riverside: How to Change Ourselves and the World

Why did the church of the 1st Century have such a dramatic impact on their world? Why is the Church of the 21st Century not doing the same? I believe the answer to that is in the way that the believers heard the words of Jesus 2000 years ago. They understood what it meant to be disciples and to take up the cross and follow Him. Do we understand that today? I believe something has been “lost in translation” when we think of . . . read more ›